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India Postal Circle GDS Gramin Dak Sevaks Recruitment Post & Vacancy Details Qualification syllabus pattern Important Dates
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India Post., invites applications from eligible and Interested Indian Citizens for the selection and engagement to the following posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks.

A total of 3951 Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) & Dak Sevak Vacancies have been released to be filled in Uttar Pradesh Postal circle.

Important Dates - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Starting Date for Registration & Payment of Fee: 23.03.2020

Last Date for Registration & Payment of Fee: 22.04.2020

Exam Date: available soon

Post & Vacancy Details - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Name of the Post Category: Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)

Posts: Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) & Dak Sevak

Job Location / Circle: Uttar Pradesh

Vacancies: 3951


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Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)

The following Minimum TRCA shall be payable to the categories of GDS as mentioned in Directorate Order No.17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018.

Sl. No.CategoryMinimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in TRCA SlabMinimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab

Rs.12,000/- (Rs.12000-Rs.29,380/-)

Rs.14,500/- (Rs.14,500-Rs.35,480/-)

2ABPM/Dak Sevak

Rs.10,000/- (Rs.10,000-Rs.24,470/-)

Rs.12,000/- (Rs.12,000- Rs.29380/-)

Age Limit - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 40 Years

There will be no relaxation in upper age limit to EWS candidates. However, the persons belonging to EWSs who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs shall get 10% reservation in engagement to the Gramin Dak Sevak posts in the Department of Posts as per Directorate instructions circulated vide no. 17-09/2019-GDS dated 26.02.2019.

Age relaxation is applicable to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD Candidates as per rules. Find out more details below.

Age Limit - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:-

Sl. No.CategoryPermissible Age relaxation
1.Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
2.Other Backward Classes (OBC)3 years
3.Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)No relaxation*
4.Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years*
5.Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years*
6.Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST15 years*

Educational Qualification - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Candidates should possess 10th Class with Compulsory knowledge of Local Language

Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) conducted by any recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/State Governments/ Union Territories in India shall be a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks.

(Referred to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018).

The Candidate passed 10th class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.

Local Language Knowledge – India Postal GDS Recruitment

The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of Constitution of India.

List of Official languages of the state are mentioned in the official notification of the India Post GDS Recruitment.

Basic Computer Training – India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

The candidates for all approved categories of GDS will be required to furnish Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any Computer Training Institute run by Central Government / State Government / Universities / Boards / Private Institutions Organizations.

Security – India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

On engagement as GDS, the person so engaged shall be required to furnish security in such manner as may be prescribed from time to time. The existing security amount in case of GDS Branch Postmaster and other approved categories of GDS is ABPM & Dak Sevak is Rs.1,00,000/. (vide Dte. 17-18/2018-GDS dated 14.01.2020)

Application Fee - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

UR/ OBC/ EWS Male: Rs. 100/-

Female, SC / ST and PWD Candidates: NIL

Selection Procedure - India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment

Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.

No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. Only marks obtained in 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for finalizing the selection. Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory subject to the conditions referred in Clause B of Notifications pertaining to Required Educational Qualifications for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.

Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks only. In case any candidates apply with grades only his application liable for disqualification.

In case of the mark lists containing the Grades / Points, marks will be reckoned by taking conversion of Grades and points with the multiplication factor (9.5) against the maximum points or grade as 100.

In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit), ST female, SC female, OBC female, EWS female, UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, EWS male, UR male.

A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts as per cycle of online engagement. This inter alia means that a prospective candidate can apply for twenty posts on a single application spread across one or all Circles. However, this count of twenty posts is inclusive of vacancies arising in candidate’s Home Circle. (Home Circle means the circle in the native/ domicile state of prospective candidate in which he/she is permanently residing and studied SSC, where Postal Circle is providing opportunity). Hence, candidates should be advised to exercise due care while utilizing the twenty choices available to her/him in each Cycle. However, only one post will be offered for each Circle if she/he has applied for one or more posts in each Circle.

If a candidate opts for five posts with preference post1, post2, post3, post4, post5 etc and selected as meritorious in more than one post, the post in the order of preference will be offered and the candidature for all the remaining posts will be forfeited. Similarly, in case of a candidate joins at any selected post, offers to the remaining choices will automatically be forfeited. If a candidate has applied for more than one circle only one post will be offered per circle.

Applicants submitted applications without complete data will also be rejected from consideration.

How to apply for India Postal Circle GDS Recruitment?

Only online application will be accepted from the candidate. Candidate who desires to apply online will have to register himself / herself in the portal through or with effect from 23.03.2020 to 22.04.2020 with your basic details to obtain the Registration Number from India Post.

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